Best Law Firms in Southern California

Location, location, location. These rankings reveal the best law firms by region across the U.S.

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Top Ranked

2014 Rank 2013 Rank Change Company Score Location
1 1 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 8.57 Los Angeles, CA
2 2 Latham & Watkins LLP 8.49 New York, NY
3 3 Irell & Manella LLP 8.42 Los Angeles, CA
4 4 Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP 8.36 Los Angeles, CA
5 5 O'Melveny & Myers LLP 8.27 Los Angeles, CA
6 6 Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP 8.01 Los Angeles, CA
7 7 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates 7.93 New York, NY
8 8 Paul Hastings LLP 7.33 New York, NY
9 10 Kirkland & Ellis LLP 7.15 Chicago, IL
9 9 Morrison & Foerster LLP 7.15 San Francisco, CA
10 11 Jones Day 6.88 Washington, DC
11 11 Sidley Austin LLP 6.82 Chicago, IL
12 14 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6.23 Los Angeles, CA
13 13 Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP 6.20 Los Angeles, CA
14 12 Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 6.19 Palo Alto, CA
15 15 DLA Piper 5.85 New York, NY
15 16 Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 5.85 New York, NY
16 17 White & Case LLP 5.77 New York, NY
17 18 Bingham McCutchen LLP 5.67 Boston, MA
18 23 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP 5.51 Irvine, CA
19 22 Winston & Strawn LLP 5.49 Chicago, IL
20 19 Loeb & Loeb LLP 5.44 Los Angeles, CA
21 24 Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP 5.37 Washington, DC
22 20 McDermott Will & Emery LLP 5.33 Chicago, IL
23 25 Arnold & Porter LLP 5.31 Washington, DC
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